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From impossible to inevitable : how hyper-growth companies create predictable revenue, Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin

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From impossible to inevitable : how hyper-growth companies create predictable revenue
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From impossible to inevitable
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how hyper-growth companies create predictable revenue
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Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin
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eng
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1971-
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Ross, Aaron
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HF5438.4
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.R67 2016
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  • Lemkin, Jason
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  • Sales management
  • Strategic planning
  • Success in business
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From impossible to inevitable : how hyper-growth companies create predictable revenue, Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin
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Machine generated contents note: Preface: Systematizing Success Lessons from the world's fastest growing companies PART 1: NAIL A NICHE Chapter 1: "NICHE" DOESN'T MEAN SMALL ARE YOU SURE YOU'RE READY TO GROW FASTER? HOW TO KNOW IF YOU'VE NAILED A NICHE ACHIEVE WORLD DOMINATION ONE NICHE AT A TIME THE ARC OF ATTENTION Chapter 2: SIGNS OF SLOGGING ARE YOU A NICE-TO-HAVE? BIG COMPANIES SUFFER TOO WHERE AARON WENT WRONG YOUR CURRENT STRENGTH CAN BE A FUTURE WEAKNESS Chapter 3: HOW TO NAIL IT WHERE CAN YOU BE A BIG FISH IN A SMALL POND? WORK THROUGH THE NICHE MATRIX HOW AVANOO NAILED IT JASON'S 20-INTERVIEW RULE Chapter 4: YOUR PITCH IF YOU WERE A RADIO STATION, WOULD ANYONE TUNE IN? ELEVATOR PITCHES ARE ALWAYS FRUSTRATING THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT "YOU": 3 SIMPLE QUESTIONS PART TWO: CREATE PREDICTABLE PIPELINE INTRODUCTION: LEAD GENERATION ABSOLVES MANY SINS Chapter 5: SEEDS -- CUSTOMER SUCCESS HOW TO GROW SEEDS PREDICTABLY CASE STUDY: HOW GILD DROPPED MONTHLY CHURN FROM 4% TO 1% CASE STUDY: CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE AT TOPCON Chapter 6: NETS -- INBOUND MARKETING THE FORCING FUNCTION YOUR MARKETING LEADER NEEDS: A "LEAD COMMIT" CORPORATE MARKETING VS. DEMAND GENERATION CASE STUDY: ZENEFITS FROM $1 MILLION TO $100 MILLION IN TWO YEARS INBOUND MARKETING: A 4-POINT PRIMER HEROIC MARKETING: WHEN YOU HAVE NO MONEY AND LITTLE TIME Chapter 7: SPEARS -- OUTBOUND PROSPECTING WHERE OUTBOUND WORKS BEST -- AND WHERE IT FAILS OUTBOUND LESSONS LEARNED SINCE PREDICTABLE REVENUE WAS PUBLISHED CASE STUDY: ZENEFITS' OUTBOUND LESSONS ACQUIA: OUTBOUND'S ROLE IN A $100 MILLION TRAJECTORY GUIDESPARK: FROM ZERO TO $10 MILLION WITH OUTBOUND TAPSTREAM: STARTING FROM SCRATCH CHAPTER X: WHAT EXECUTIVES MISS PIPELINE CREATION RATE: YOUR #1 LEADING METRIC THE 15/85 RULE: EARLY ADOPTERS AND MAINSTREAM BUYERS WHY YOU'RE UNDERESTIMATING CUSTOMER LIFETIME VALUE CHAPTER 8: WHAT EXECUTIVES MISS PIPELINE CREATION RATE: YOUR #1 LEADING METRIC THE 15/85 RULE: EARLY ADOPTERS AND MAINSTREAM BUYERS WHY YOU'RE UNDERESTIMATING CUSTOMER LIFETIME VALUE PART 3: MAKE SALES SCALABLE Chapter 9: LEARN FROM OUR MISTAKES GROWTH CREATES MORE PROBLEMS THAN IT SOLVES -BUT THEY ARE BETTER PROBLEMS JASON'S TOP 12 MISTAKES IN BUILDING SALES TEAMS ADVICE FROM THE VP SALES BEHIND LINKEDIN AND ECHOSIGN Chapter 10: SPECIALIZATION: YOUR #1 SALES MULTIPLIER WHY SALESPEOPLE SHOULDN'T PROSPECT CASE STUDY: HOW CLIO RESTRUCTURED SALES IN 3 MONTHS CAN YOU BE TOO SMALL, OR TOO BIG, TO SPECIALIZE? SPECIALIZATION: TWO COMMON OBJECTIONS SPECIALIZATION SNAPSHOT AT ACQUIA CHAPTER 11: HIRING BEST PRACTICES FOR SALES SIMPLE HIRING TRICKS WHEN DOING SOMETHING NEW, START WITH TWO CHAPTER 12: HIRING BEST PRACTICES FOR SALES SIMPLE HIRING TRICKS WHEN DOING SOMETHING NEW, START WITH TWO THE $100M HUBSPOT SALES MACHINE: RECRUITING AND COACHING ESSENTIALS CASE STUDY: HOW TO CUT DOWN ON WASTED INTERVIEWING TIME CHAPTER 13: SCALING THE SALES TEAM IF YOU'RE CHURNING MORE THAN 10% OF YOUR SALESPEOPLE, THEY AREN'T THE PROBLEM ZENEFITS CASE STUDY: SCALING SALES FROM 2 TO 350 REPS PUT NON-SALES LEADERS ON VARIABLE COMP PLANS, TOO TRUTH = MONEY PIPELINE DEFICIT DISORDER ARE YOUR ENTERPRISE DEALS TAKING FOREVER? FIVE KEY SALES METRICS (WITH A TWIST) Chapter 14: FOR STARTUPS ONLY EVERY TECH PRODUCT SHOULD HAVE A SERVICE OPTION WHAT JASON INVESTS IN + DO YOU NEED TO RAISE MONEY TO SCALE? WHAT THE HEADCOUNT OF A 100-PERSON SAAS COMPANY LOOKS LIKE PART 4: DOUBLE YOUR DEALSIZE Painful Truth: It's hard to build a big business out of small deals. Chapter 15: DEALSIZE MATH WHAT JASON LEARNED: YOU NEED 50 MILLION USERS TO MAKE FREEMIUM WORK SMALL DEALS GET YOU STARTED, BIG DEALS DRIVE GROWTH CHAPTER 16: NOT TOO BIG, NOT TOO SMALL When you can't turn small deals into big ones IF YOU HAVE CUSTOMERS OF ALL SIZES Chapter 17: GOING UPMARKET IF YOU DON'T WANT SALESPEOPLE ADD ANOTHER TOP PRICING TIER PRICING IS ALWAYS A PAIN GOING FORTUNE 1000: BY MARK CRANNEY PART 5: Do The Time Chapter 18: EMBRACE FRUSTRATION ARE YOU SURE YOU'RE READY FOR THIS? EVERYONE HAS A YEAR OF HELL COMFORT IS THE ENEMY OF GROWTH REACHING ESCAPE VELOCITY Chapter 19: SUCCESS ISN'T A STRAIGHT LINE THE ANXIETY ECONOMY & ENTREPRENEUR DEPRESSION MARK SUSTER'S QUESTION: "SHOULD YOU LEARN OR EARN?" WHEN A STRAIGHT LINE ISN'T THE SHORTEST PATH TO SUCCESS CHANGE YOUR WORLD, NOT THE WORLD PART 6: EMBRACE EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP Chapter 20: A REALITY CHECK DEAR EXECUTIVES (FROM EMPLOYEE) DEAR EMPLOYEE (FROM EXECUTIVES) PS: "DEAR SENIOR EXECUTIVES, DON'T GET LEFT BEHIND" (FROM CEO AND BOARD) ARE YOUR PEOPLE RENTING, OR OWNING? Chapter 21: FOR EXECUTIVES: CREATE FUNCTIONAL OWNERSHIP A SIMPLE SURVEY "NO SURPRISES" FUNCTIONAL OWNERSHIP CASE STUDY: HOW STRUGGLING TEAM TURNED INTO A SELF-MANAGING SUCCESS To Turn Things Around Chapter 22: TAKING OWNERSHIP TO THE NEXT LEVEL FINANCIAL OWNERSHIP MOVE PEOPLE AROUND THE 4 TYPES OF EMPLOYEES PART 7: DEFINE YOUR DESTINY Chapter 23: ARE YOU ABDICATING YOUR OPPORTUNITY? YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS BIGGER THAN YOU REALIZE HOW TO EXPAND YOUR OPPORTUNITY AT WORK YOU NEED SOME HUMDRUM PASSIONS YOUR COMPANY ISN'T YOUR MOMMY OR DADDY BACK TO FORCING FUNCTIONS: HOW TO MOTIVATE YOURSELF TO DO THINGS YOU DON'T FEEL LIKE DOING SALES IS A LIFE SKILL SALES IS A MULTI-STEP PROCESS Chapter 24: COMBINING MONEY AND MEANING MEANING GONE WRONG WHAT'S YOUR UNIQUE GENIUS? IGNORING REAL LIFE DOESN'T MAKE IT GO AWAY AARON: HOW THE HELL DO YOU JUGGLE 9+ KIDS AND WORK?
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1 online resource.
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9781119166726
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2016006954
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99966107127
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From impossible to inevitable : how hyper-growth companies create predictable revenue, Aaron Ross and Jason Lemkin
Publication
Note
Includes index
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface: Systematizing Success Lessons from the world's fastest growing companies PART 1: NAIL A NICHE Chapter 1: "NICHE" DOESN'T MEAN SMALL ARE YOU SURE YOU'RE READY TO GROW FASTER? HOW TO KNOW IF YOU'VE NAILED A NICHE ACHIEVE WORLD DOMINATION ONE NICHE AT A TIME THE ARC OF ATTENTION Chapter 2: SIGNS OF SLOGGING ARE YOU A NICE-TO-HAVE? BIG COMPANIES SUFFER TOO WHERE AARON WENT WRONG YOUR CURRENT STRENGTH CAN BE A FUTURE WEAKNESS Chapter 3: HOW TO NAIL IT WHERE CAN YOU BE A BIG FISH IN A SMALL POND? WORK THROUGH THE NICHE MATRIX HOW AVANOO NAILED IT JASON'S 20-INTERVIEW RULE Chapter 4: YOUR PITCH IF YOU WERE A RADIO STATION, WOULD ANYONE TUNE IN? ELEVATOR PITCHES ARE ALWAYS FRUSTRATING THEY DON'T CARE ABOUT "YOU": 3 SIMPLE QUESTIONS PART TWO: CREATE PREDICTABLE PIPELINE INTRODUCTION: LEAD GENERATION ABSOLVES MANY SINS Chapter 5: SEEDS -- CUSTOMER SUCCESS HOW TO GROW SEEDS PREDICTABLY CASE STUDY: HOW GILD DROPPED MONTHLY CHURN FROM 4% TO 1% CASE STUDY: CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE AT TOPCON Chapter 6: NETS -- INBOUND MARKETING THE FORCING FUNCTION YOUR MARKETING LEADER NEEDS: A "LEAD COMMIT" CORPORATE MARKETING VS. DEMAND GENERATION CASE STUDY: ZENEFITS FROM $1 MILLION TO $100 MILLION IN TWO YEARS INBOUND MARKETING: A 4-POINT PRIMER HEROIC MARKETING: WHEN YOU HAVE NO MONEY AND LITTLE TIME Chapter 7: SPEARS -- OUTBOUND PROSPECTING WHERE OUTBOUND WORKS BEST -- AND WHERE IT FAILS OUTBOUND LESSONS LEARNED SINCE PREDICTABLE REVENUE WAS PUBLISHED CASE STUDY: ZENEFITS' OUTBOUND LESSONS ACQUIA: OUTBOUND'S ROLE IN A $100 MILLION TRAJECTORY GUIDESPARK: FROM ZERO TO $10 MILLION WITH OUTBOUND TAPSTREAM: STARTING FROM SCRATCH CHAPTER X: WHAT EXECUTIVES MISS PIPELINE CREATION RATE: YOUR #1 LEADING METRIC THE 15/85 RULE: EARLY ADOPTERS AND MAINSTREAM BUYERS WHY YOU'RE UNDERESTIMATING CUSTOMER LIFETIME VALUE CHAPTER 8: WHAT EXECUTIVES MISS PIPELINE CREATION RATE: YOUR #1 LEADING METRIC THE 15/85 RULE: EARLY ADOPTERS AND MAINSTREAM BUYERS WHY YOU'RE UNDERESTIMATING CUSTOMER LIFETIME VALUE PART 3: MAKE SALES SCALABLE Chapter 9: LEARN FROM OUR MISTAKES GROWTH CREATES MORE PROBLEMS THAN IT SOLVES -BUT THEY ARE BETTER PROBLEMS JASON'S TOP 12 MISTAKES IN BUILDING SALES TEAMS ADVICE FROM THE VP SALES BEHIND LINKEDIN AND ECHOSIGN Chapter 10: SPECIALIZATION: YOUR #1 SALES MULTIPLIER WHY SALESPEOPLE SHOULDN'T PROSPECT CASE STUDY: HOW CLIO RESTRUCTURED SALES IN 3 MONTHS CAN YOU BE TOO SMALL, OR TOO BIG, TO SPECIALIZE? SPECIALIZATION: TWO COMMON OBJECTIONS SPECIALIZATION SNAPSHOT AT ACQUIA CHAPTER 11: HIRING BEST PRACTICES FOR SALES SIMPLE HIRING TRICKS WHEN DOING SOMETHING NEW, START WITH TWO CHAPTER 12: HIRING BEST PRACTICES FOR SALES SIMPLE HIRING TRICKS WHEN DOING SOMETHING NEW, START WITH TWO THE $100M HUBSPOT SALES MACHINE: RECRUITING AND COACHING ESSENTIALS CASE STUDY: HOW TO CUT DOWN ON WASTED INTERVIEWING TIME CHAPTER 13: SCALING THE SALES TEAM IF YOU'RE CHURNING MORE THAN 10% OF YOUR SALESPEOPLE, THEY AREN'T THE PROBLEM ZENEFITS CASE STUDY: SCALING SALES FROM 2 TO 350 REPS PUT NON-SALES LEADERS ON VARIABLE COMP PLANS, TOO TRUTH = MONEY PIPELINE DEFICIT DISORDER ARE YOUR ENTERPRISE DEALS TAKING FOREVER? FIVE KEY SALES METRICS (WITH A TWIST) Chapter 14: FOR STARTUPS ONLY EVERY TECH PRODUCT SHOULD HAVE A SERVICE OPTION WHAT JASON INVESTS IN + DO YOU NEED TO RAISE MONEY TO SCALE? WHAT THE HEADCOUNT OF A 100-PERSON SAAS COMPANY LOOKS LIKE PART 4: DOUBLE YOUR DEALSIZE Painful Truth: It's hard to build a big business out of small deals. Chapter 15: DEALSIZE MATH WHAT JASON LEARNED: YOU NEED 50 MILLION USERS TO MAKE FREEMIUM WORK SMALL DEALS GET YOU STARTED, BIG DEALS DRIVE GROWTH CHAPTER 16: NOT TOO BIG, NOT TOO SMALL When you can't turn small deals into big ones IF YOU HAVE CUSTOMERS OF ALL SIZES Chapter 17: GOING UPMARKET IF YOU DON'T WANT SALESPEOPLE ADD ANOTHER TOP PRICING TIER PRICING IS ALWAYS A PAIN GOING FORTUNE 1000: BY MARK CRANNEY PART 5: Do The Time Chapter 18: EMBRACE FRUSTRATION ARE YOU SURE YOU'RE READY FOR THIS? EVERYONE HAS A YEAR OF HELL COMFORT IS THE ENEMY OF GROWTH REACHING ESCAPE VELOCITY Chapter 19: SUCCESS ISN'T A STRAIGHT LINE THE ANXIETY ECONOMY & ENTREPRENEUR DEPRESSION MARK SUSTER'S QUESTION: "SHOULD YOU LEARN OR EARN?" WHEN A STRAIGHT LINE ISN'T THE SHORTEST PATH TO SUCCESS CHANGE YOUR WORLD, NOT THE WORLD PART 6: EMBRACE EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP Chapter 20: A REALITY CHECK DEAR EXECUTIVES (FROM EMPLOYEE) DEAR EMPLOYEE (FROM EXECUTIVES) PS: "DEAR SENIOR EXECUTIVES, DON'T GET LEFT BEHIND" (FROM CEO AND BOARD) ARE YOUR PEOPLE RENTING, OR OWNING? Chapter 21: FOR EXECUTIVES: CREATE FUNCTIONAL OWNERSHIP A SIMPLE SURVEY "NO SURPRISES" FUNCTIONAL OWNERSHIP CASE STUDY: HOW STRUGGLING TEAM TURNED INTO A SELF-MANAGING SUCCESS To Turn Things Around Chapter 22: TAKING OWNERSHIP TO THE NEXT LEVEL FINANCIAL OWNERSHIP MOVE PEOPLE AROUND THE 4 TYPES OF EMPLOYEES PART 7: DEFINE YOUR DESTINY Chapter 23: ARE YOU ABDICATING YOUR OPPORTUNITY? YOUR OPPORTUNITY IS BIGGER THAN YOU REALIZE HOW TO EXPAND YOUR OPPORTUNITY AT WORK YOU NEED SOME HUMDRUM PASSIONS YOUR COMPANY ISN'T YOUR MOMMY OR DADDY BACK TO FORCING FUNCTIONS: HOW TO MOTIVATE YOURSELF TO DO THINGS YOU DON'T FEEL LIKE DOING SALES IS A LIFE SKILL SALES IS A MULTI-STEP PROCESS Chapter 24: COMBINING MONEY AND MEANING MEANING GONE WRONG WHAT'S YOUR UNIQUE GENIUS? IGNORING REAL LIFE DOESN'T MAKE IT GO AWAY AARON: HOW THE HELL DO YOU JUGGLE 9+ KIDS AND WORK?
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1 online resource.
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online
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9781119166726
Lccn
2016006954
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
Stock number
99966107127
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(NhCcYBP)12815692

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